Alive Lyrics By Pearl Jam

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Alive Lyrics – Pearl Jam Meaning & Facts By (Singles). You Can Watch This Video On YouTube While The Lyrics Are Written By Stone Gossard & Eddie Vedder. The Music Track Was Released Date :August 2, 1991.

[Verse 1: Eddie Vedder]
“Son, ” she said, “have I got a little story for you
What you thought was your daddy was nothing but a…
While you were sitting home alone at age thirteen
Your real daddy was dying
Sorry you didn’t see him, but I’m glad we talked”

[Explanation of Verse 1]
The verse begins with a conversation between a mother and her son.  She explains that while the son was unaware and alone at the age of thirteen, his real father was dying. Despite the delicate disclosure, the mama expresses relief that they’re now having this discussion.

[Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
Oh, I, oh I’m still alive
Hey, I, oh I’m still alive
Hey, I, oh I’m still alive
Hey, oh

[Explanation of Chorus]
The chorus expresses a sense of resilience and survival. The reiteration of” I am still alive” conveys a feeling of triumph over adversity despite the challenges and exposures faced by the promoter.

[Verse 2: Eddie Vedder]
While she walks slowly across a young man’s room
She said, “I’m ready for you”
Why, I can’t remember anything to this very day
‘Cept the look, the look
Oh, you know where, now I can’t see, I just stare

[Explanation of Verse 2]
In the second verse, the narrative shifts to a scene where a woman enters a young man’s room, indicating a romantic encounter. The young man struggles to recall anything from his past, except for a significant look.

[Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
I, I’m still alive
Hey, I, oh, I’m still alive
Hey, I, oh, I’m still alive
Hey, I, oh, I’m still alive, yeah

[Explanation of Chorus]
The chorus repeats, emphasizing the theme of survival and endurance in the face of adversity.

[Bridge: Eddie Vedder]
“There’s something wrong”, she said, well of course there is
“You’re still alive, ” she said, oh, and do I deserve to be?
Is that the question?
And if so, if so who answers? Who answers?

[Explanation of Bridge]
The ground introduces a dialogue about empirical questions and the promoter’s sense of worthiness to continue living. The questions posed image on the meaning of life and who has the jurisdiction to rule one’s worthiness to live.

[Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
I, oh I’m still alive
Hey, I, oh I’m still alive
Yeah, I, oh I’m still alive
Yeah, I, oh, I’m still alive!
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah!

[Explanation of Chorus]
The final chorus reaffirms the protagonist’s declaration of survival and resilience, despite the existential questions raised in the bridge.

[Outro: Eddie Vedder]
Oh yeah, oh oh
Oh yeah, yeah yeah yeah

[Explanation of Outro]
The outro features Vedder’s vocalizations once again, adding a sense of emotional release and catharsis to the song.